We need to have a chattanoogie about SHOESHINE

SHOESHINE – Monalysa Mona Lisa lost her smile, the painter’s hands are trembling now…probably because they’re suffering GBH at the hands of these noisesome Belgian indie rockers, SHOESHINE. Angular, jagged, persistent and downright contrary please do check out their new video for Monalysa. They keep knocking at my door, they’re kicking in my windows… The…

I’m the Celt who loves May Roosevelt

May Roosevelt – Air “Air” is the new single by May Roosevelt from forthcoming LP “Junea” out on October 23 via Inner Ear. So much happens in Air’s 5:32, it’s a journey, an electronic symphony, a minimalist Gregorian chant, it flows through steel cathedrals, deep underwater and skirts the highest peaks, it’s ominous and enchanting….

Cut the BS and try A Slice Of Life

A Slice Of Life- demo ep Dirk Vreys dropped us a line “my band A Slice Of Life is rehearsing in Antwerp for about a year and we played our first gigs last week. We will be playing on the last day of W-Festival 2018 next summer, the biggest new wave festival in Belgium including…

We don’t like to crow but we love Jane Doe

Jane Doe – Midnight Spell Anna De Andreis dropped us a line “I would like to send you a song by my band, Jane Doe.The song is titled “Midnight Spell”, and is the first song of our first EP, Midnight Spell.I liked your page, of course!” Well, it would be rude not to. Midnight Spell…

Henna Emilia & Houreet have conjured up a treat.

Henna Emilia & Houreet – Ameeba 98 seconds of Super World Indie Tuneage. Henna Emilia & Houreet are from Finland and this is off their latest EP Beibi, Mä Oon Pilalla. Love the rolling chord structure of Ameeba. S Spotify Weekly Playlist

I cannot let go of this track by Gdeto

Gdeto – Suddenly 2nd outing on SWIT and for a good reason. One of my favourite artists currently producing music, here’s the wonderful Suddenly off Gdeto’s Pillow Book EP. The video was filmed in Sofia, Aneliya’s grandfather’s town. Cannot recommend this highly enough. Check it out. Weekly YouTube Playlist

Principe Valiente doesn’t come from the land of plenty

Principe Valiente – Running Juveniles From Stockholm, Sweden (Not Stockholm,Ireland) here’s the pretty excellent Principe Valiente with Running Juveniles. off their latest LP Oceans.Gorgeous city Stockholm. Gorgeous tune this. Weekly Playlist Spotify Playlist

Patrick the Pan is using his loaf

Patrick the Pan feat. Ralph Kaminski – Imiona Tajfunów Imiona Tajfunów (Name Of The Typhoon) is a low-key ruminative country-tinged indie tune, with a sweet sweet melody. Patrick The Pan asked fans to send in photos and videos of protests and demos they has seen or been involved in and the video is made from…

Larry Gogan should be spinning the discs of Ora Cogan

Ora Cogan – Darling Darling is from Ora’s new LP “Crickets”, out November 3rd, 2017 on Hand Drawn Dracula. “Darling” puts me in mind of Blue Velvet and Waylon Jennings (?!?!?!?), of dreams of summer in the dark mid-Winter, of grandfather clocks chiming somewhere far far away down the hall. The bass is to like…

Aardvarks in parks love the tunes of David Harks

David Harks – ‘Avalon’ We’ve covered David Hark’s work with both Satin Jackets and Safetalk on a number of occasions here at SWIT Towers and now David has been launched into space on his first solo mission. As you may expect, Avalon is a chilled, electronic meditation on the journey home. It’s got it all,…

The Barbiturates have an addict of me made

The Barbiturate – Psychotic Mediator Niall of the Nine Hostages, was a prehistoric Irish king, the ancestor of the Uí Néill dynasties that dominated the northern half of Ireland from the 6th to the 10th century. Skip forward a thousand years or so and I give you Nihilist of the Nine Hostages, we’re still up north and man…